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The Best Bars For A First Date In Miami
14 Miami wine and cocktail bars perfect for a first date.
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Macchialina is our favorite Italian restaurant in Miami, and the best reason to eat in South Beach right now. Get the lasagna and sit outside if the weather is nice.
Water Lion is a tiny wine bar inside the Sagamore, and it's a great place to hide from the touristy mayhem that’s always happening outside on Collins.
Frenchie’s Diner in Coral Gables is a casual French bistro that serves delicious food—including one of Miami's best french onion soups.
Jass Kitchen is a Mediterranean restaurant in Buena Vista with live jazz, good food, and a really romantic dining room.
Kaiju is a cocktail bar inside The Citadel food hall in Little River, and it has one of the best cocktail menus in Miami.
Next Door By Flour & Weirdoughs
Next Door By Flour & Weirdoughs is a wine bar in Key Biscayne perfect for a chill night out with wine and something delicious involving bread.
Editor Pizza is a casual Italian spot in South Beach with a great atmosphere and good food.
Sipsip is a rooftop bar and restaurant in Coconut Grove’s Mayfair Hotel. It's got a great view, great drinks, and good food.
Vinya Table is a great restaurant and wine bar in Coral Gables perfect for date night or a casual weekend dinner.
Verde at Pérez Art Museum Miami
Verde is a restaurant on the back patio of the PAMM. The food is average, but you're coming here for the view.
Blind Tiger is a hidden sushi bar inside Aventura's Reunion Ktchn Bar. They make some interesting sushi.
Downtown’s Jaguar Sun is an excellent cocktail bar that also serves some great pasta. It's a blast.
Thai Me Up
Thai Me Up is a Thai restaurant in Wilton Manors that does excellent traditional dishes along with sushi and fusion food.
Candela is a Spanish restaurant in Wilton Manors that serves excellent tapas along with some heartier Spanish dishes.
Bravo Peruvian Kitchen
Bravo is a Peruvian restaurant in Wilton Manors that makes great Peruvian-influenced sandwiches along with other classic dishes.
Bubbles + Pearls
Bubbles + Pearls is a queer-owned restaurant in Wilton Manors where you should order oysters and sparkling wine.
Krüs Kitchen is a restaurant in Coconut Grove with a delicious rotating menu and lots of natural wine. It's an absolutely perfect date spot, too.